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Elections in Paso Robles 01.17.2019

The debate over creating districts for city council elections in Paso Robles took a twist this week. At the meeting Tuesday night, Iris Yang talked about districting, and how the council can legally create districts for city council candidates. Then Dr. Mike Lattner talked about another alternative. RCV voting. RCV stands for Ranked Choice Voting.…

Kate Steinle 01.17.2019

The man who killed Kate Steinle is going back to court. You may remember Jose Inez Garcia-Zarate was found innocent in the shooting death of the Cal Poly graduate in San Francisco. The only conviction was the for felony gun possession. That’s because the suspect was a felon…. In possession of a weapon. Last week,…

Salinas River and Rain Storm 01.17.2019

Paso Robles officials are urging residents to stay away from the swollen Salinas river. The warnings coming after the rescue of 10 people from the river last spring. Those rescues coming after repeated warnings to homeless people living in the riverbed to evacuate because of rising water. Yesterday, a CHP helicopter flew over the riverbed…

Salinas River and Rain Storm 01.17.2019

Paso Robles officials are urging residents to stay away from the swollen Salinas river. The warnings coming after the rescue of 10 people from the river last spring. Those rescues coming after repeated warnings to homeless people living in the riverbed to evacuate because of rising water. Yesterday, a CHP helicopter flew over the riverbed…

North County Weather 01.16.2019

Rain and wind today in the north county, highs around 60. More rain tonight, with lows in the mid 50’s. The biggest storm in the series is expected to hit us tonight. About a 50% chance of rain tomorrow, highs in the upper 50’s The extended forecast calls for sunny skies Friday and Saturday and…

Rocket Launch 01.16.2019

Another rocket launch scheduled Saturday. The Delta Four Heavy rocket launch planned for Saturday morning at 11:05 from Vandenberg air force base. The rocket launch has been delayed for various reasons, including high winds and a hydrogen leak. So, you may be able to see the launch Saturday at 11:05 about the time the Tamale…

Atascadero 01.16.2019

In Atascadero, work is underway to build a new development in downtown. La Plaza is going up on El Camino Real between Entrada and West Mall. It’s directly across El Camino from the sunken gardens. Developer Mike Zappas has built several apartment complexes in the Atascadero community. His properties are known for his investment of…

Teachers Strike 01.16.2019

The teachers strike continues in Los Angeles. Striking teachers walked picket lines again yesterday, as administrators urged them to return to the classroom. Those same administrators are asking the teachers union to return to the bargaining table. Superintendent Austin Beutner says, “the painful truth is we just don’t have enough money to do everything the…

Paso Robles City Council 01.16.2019

At their meeting last night, the Paso Robles city council received a report from parking consultant Julie Dixon on the progress of steps to alleviate the parking problems in the downtown area. Those steps appear to be working pretty well. Dixon gave an update to city council, but says there’s still work to be done.…